Learn ways that you as an individual and working together with others can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and be more resilient to climate change.

Backyard PhenologyExhibitors

Backyard Phenology: Tracking Nature’s Cycles in a Changing Climate demonstrates how art, science, and place-based observations can come together to catalyze awareness of and action on climate change. Phenology is the study of seasonal changes in the life of plants and animals, such as flowering, budburst, emergence of insects and migration of birds. It can be used as a tool and method to bring people together through the observation of place and the nature that sustains it, especially in relation to climate change.

Tree Care AdvisorsMinnesota Tree Care Advisors. Trees are one of our best tools to combat climate change. Tree care advisors can address proper tree planting, diseases, and the best trees to plant.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Look for our climate change and adaptation exhibits throughout the building.


What can you see and do

Record observations in the Climate Chaser, a sleek mobile laboratory.

Play Climate Connections BingoPlay Climate Connections Bingo. Kids and adults can play throughout the Eco Experience exhibit! Collect daubs on your card as you explore the exhibits. Four in a row gets a prize: a stylish buff designed exclusively for the Eco Experience. Free, fun and educational.

Find the Climate Quotes. We’ve plastered some timely comments from distinguished people on the floor throughout the building.

Ask Tree Care Advisors about the best trees for Minnesota’s changing climate.